CHENNAI: Murali Vijay is ready to overlook your entire home season beginning with the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 from January 10. The previous India opener had expressed his non-availability to the TNCA on Saturday.
“He knowledgeable us that he could be skipping the upcoming season for private causes. He didn’t point out something additional,” a TNCA official advised TOI.
Vijay final performed for Tamil Nadu throughout their Ranji Trophy conflict towards Karnataka at Dindigul in 2019. Vijay had featured in three matches for the Chennai Tremendous Kings throughout the IPL-13.
Vijay was earlier named within the state probables for the home T20 competitors.
“It’s a very huge blow for us forward of the season as a result of he’s an skilled campaigner and brings solidity on the prime. However his absence provides different gamers a possibility to make an impression for the state aspect,” mentioned the official.
TNCA have included opener L Suryapprakash instead of Vijay.
Vignesh exams constructive for Covid-19, out of home T20s
Medium-pacer Ok Vignesh examined constructive for covid-19 and won’t be a part of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20s.
“He’s the one participant to have examined constructive. All gamers and assist employees are being examined as soon as in three days. The quarantine restrictions imply that he will definitely miss the match,” mentioned a TNCA official.
All-rounder RS Jagannath Srinivas has been named as Vignesh’s substitute.
Tamil Nadu’s follow matches cancelled
The follow matches to be performed among the many TN probables on the MA Chidambaram Stadium have been cancelled.
“As soon as we received a constructive Covid-19 outcome (Ok Vignesh), we determined to cancel the matches. We are going to begin the follow matches as soon as the squad is introduced on Monday,” mentioned a supply near the event.
Tamil Nadu are a part of the Elite B group within the match and play their matches in Kolkata. They are going to begin their marketing campaign towards Jharkhand on January 10.